Catalog 2014-2015 
    Apr 21, 2024  
Catalog 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


College Calendar 2014-2015

Academic Calendar and Holidays

Dates in this calendar are subject to change without notice. A detailed calendar with the latest information on registration is printed in each issue of the Lake Washington Institute of Technology Class Schedule and can be viewed online at

*Advising Day - See your adviser to plan enrollment and check progress toward completion.

Summer Quarter 2014

First day of summer quarter July 7
Independence Day July 4
No classes, buildings closed
Last day of quarter August 29

Fall Quarter 2014

Labor Day September 1
First day of fall quarter September 29
 *Advising Day November 5
No classes, buildings open
Veterans Day November 11
No classes, buildings closed
 Thanksgiving November 27-28
No classes, buildings closed
Last day of quarter December 12

Winter Quarter 2015

First day of winter quarter January 5
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day January 19
No classes, buildings closed
*Advising Day February 10
No classes, buildings open
President’s Day February 16
No classes, buildings closed
Last day of quarter March 23

Spring Quarter 2015

First day of spring quarter April 6
*Advising Day May 12
No classes, buildings open
Memorial Day May 25
No classes, buildings closed
Last day of quarter June 17
Commencement June 19


Ater, Steven | TENURED
Bachelor of Technology in Applied Design

  • B.A., Central Washington University
  • M.F.A., University of Illinois
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Baca, Cecilia V.
Dental Hygiene

  • A.S., University of Mexico
  • B.S., University of Mexico
  • M.Ed., Western Washington University Certified Dental Hygienist
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Barnes, Letty | TENURED
Business Administration Support

  • Master of Education, University of Exeter
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Berry, Michelle

  • B.A., Pacific Lutheran University
  • M.A., Pacific Lutheran University
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Blakesley-Boddie, Chantalle
Medical Assisting - Billing and Coding

  • A.T.A., Everett Community College
  • B.S., Brigham Young University
  • Certified Medical Assistant

Bricken, William | TENURED

  • B.A., UCLA
  • M.S., Stanford University
  • Ph.D., Stanford University

Brown, Kenneth | TENURED
Engineering Graphics

  • A.A.S., Portland Community College
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Budrow, Lauren
Funeral Services

  • A.S., Vincennes University
  • B.A., Indiana University
  • M.B.A., Butler University
  • Certified Funeral Director and Embalmer
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Candelaria, Dennis
Machine Technology

Clifton, Michael | TENURED
Precision Machining

  • Journeyman
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Dale, Donald
Motorcycle, Marine & Power Equipment

  • Certified Service Technician
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Dalgarn, Suzanne | TENURED
Registered Nurse

  • A.A., Shoreline Community College
  • B.S.N., University of Washington
  • M.S., Seattle Pacific University
  • Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified Nurse Educator
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Dalich, George M. | TENURED

  • B.S., Oregon State University
  • M.S., Oregon State University
  • Ph.D., Oregon State University
  • A.S.C.P., U.S. Army

Davis, Beth M. | TENURED
Dental Hygiene

  • A.S., Oregon Institute of Technology
  • B.S., Oregon Institute of Technology
  • M.S., University of Washington
  • Certified Dental Hygienist
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Davis, Heath R. | TENURED

  • B.A., Bennington College
  • M.L.I.S., Pratt Institute

Frost, Monta | TENURED
Dental Hygiene

  • B.S., University of Washington
  • M.Ed., University of Washington
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Gilbert, Rob
Digital Gaming/Media

  • B.F.A, School of Visual Arts
  • M.Ed., Argosy University
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Gonzales, Jessica

  • B.S.N., University of Incarnate Word
  • M.S.N., University of Incarnate Word
  • Advanced Registered Nurse Practioner

Green Smith, Gayle G.
Occupational Therapy Assistant

  • B.S., University of Washington
  • M.Ed., University of Puget Sound
  • Certified Occupational Therapist

Greisen, Vicky A.
Business Technology

  • B.A., Journalism, Communications, & Public Relations

Gryniuk, Joe | TENURED
Electronics Technology

  • Senior Certified Electronics Technician
  • FCC Licensed
  • IPC Class A Instructor
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Hicks, Jim
Automotive Collision

  • M.B.A., Seattle University
  • B.A., Seattle University
  • Collision Repair Certificate, Lake Washington Technical College
  • Certified Master Structural Damage Analysis Professional
  • I-CAR Platinum Certified Estimator

Hicks, Merritt
Adult Basic Education

  • A.S., Santa Fe Community College
  • B.A., University of California
  • M.Ed., Seattle University

Hilber, McKelle
Intensive English Program

  • B.A.,California State University
  • M.P.A., Monterey Institute of International Studies
  • M.Ed., Seattle University

Holum, Karen E.
Multimedia Design & Production- Digital Design

  • B.A., Antioch University
  • M.S., University of Washington
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Howe, Jim | TENURED
Computer Security & Network Technician

  • B.A., Chapman University
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Jacallen, Dana
Building Plant Maintenance

  • A.A.S., Matanuska Susitna Community College
  • E.P.A., Certified Universal Boiler Operators License
  • Unlimited Journeyman
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Jacek, Christopher N.
Multimedia Design & Production-Video/Web

  • B.A., University of Michigan
  • M.A., University of Michigan
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Jacobsen, Rex | TENURED

  • A.A.S., Lake Washington Institute of Technology
  • B.A., Western Washington University
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Jain, Seema | TENURED
Dental Assisting

  • A.A., Lake Washington Institute of Technology
  • B.A., University of Delhi, India
  • B.C.A., Indira Ghandi National Open University, India
  • M.A., University of elhi, India
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Kapp, Caroline | TENURED
Multimedia Design & Production

  • Adobe Certified
  • B.F.A., Cornish College of the Arts
  • M.F.A., University of Washington
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Kendrick, Scarlet | TENURED
Dental Assisting

  • A.T.A., Edmonds Community College
  • A.A.S., Edmonds Community College
  • B.A., University of Washington
  • M.A., University of Phoenix
  • Certified Dental Assistant
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Knigge, Hans
Automotive Technology

  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Knygnytska-Johnson, Maria | TENURED
English as a Second Language

  • B.A., State University of Chernivtsy
  • M.A., Lvov Ivan Franko State University of Ukraine
  • Ph.D., University of Washington

Ko, Cindy | TENURED
Dental Hygiene

  • B.S., University of Washington
  • Certified Dental Hygienist
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Koreski, Nolan | TENURED
Automotive and Recreational Vehicle Technology

  • Journeyman
  • RVDA Master Certified RV Service Technician
  • ASE Certified Master Automobile Technician
  • ASE Advanced Level Specialist
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Kuestner, Susan | TENURED

  • B.S., Ohio University
  • M.Ed., Montana State University

Lake, Michael
Developmental English/Writing Center

  • B.A., La Sierra University
  • M.A., Eastern Illinois University

Lasker, Grace | TENURED

  • B.S., University of Nebraska
  • M.A., University of Nebraska
  • Ph.D., Clayton College of Natural Health

Levine, Andrew A.
Fitness Specialist/Personal Trainer

  • B.S., Eastern Washington University
  • M.S., Eastern Washington University
  • Professional-Technical Certification

Linnertz, Sara

  • B.A., Gonzaga University
  • M.A., Gonzaga University
  • Certified School Counselor

Mandy, Robert | TENURED
Engineering Graphics

  • A.S., Architectural Technology,University of the State of New York, Alfred
  • B.P.S., Architecture,
  • University of the State of New York, Buffalo
  • Master of Architecture, University of the State of New York, Buffalo
  • Registered Architect
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Mantooth, Wesley | TENURED

  • A.A., Peninsula College
  • B.A., University of Washington
  • M.A., Utah State University
  • Ph.D., The George Washington University

Marshall, Don | TENURED
Environmental Horticulture B.S., Washington State University

  • Certified Professional Horticulturist
  • Certified Arborist
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Martorelli, Joseph
Computer Security & Network Technology

  • B.S., San Jose State University
  • M.B.A., University of San Francisco
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

McEwen, Michael

  • Registered Nurse
  • B.S.N., Pacific Luther University
  • M.S.N., Seattle Pacific University

McLean, Sherry-Anne | TENURED

  • B.A., Brigham Young University
  • M.A., Brigham Young University

Mehta, Neera | TENURED

  • B.S., University of California-Davis
  • M.S., California State University-Stanislaus
  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Meyers, David

  • B.F.A., The State University of New York
  • WABO Certified Welder
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Nelson, Jo | TENURED
Health Sciences

  • B.S., Longwood College
  • M.Ed., Western Washington University
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • Health & Fitness Instructor
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Olason, Roxanne

  • Registered Nurse
  • B.S.N., University of Washington
  • M.S., St. Joseph’s College
  • Certified Nurse Executive Advanced
  • Certified Healthcare Manager
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Oyler, Mel
Engineering Technology

  • B.S., University of California
  • M.S., University of California
  • Ph.D., University of Washington

Petersen, Jerald | TENURED
Automotive Repair

  • A.S., Lake Washington Technical College
  • ASE Certified Master Automotive Technician
  • ASE Certified Advanced Drivability Technician
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Popescu-Cosma, Mihaela | TENURED
English as a Second Language

  • B.A., University Babes-Bolyai
  • M.A., University Babes-Bolyai
  • TESOL Certificate, Seattle Pacific University
  • Certified LIST/DSHS Medical and Social Services Interpreter

Ramirez, Celia | TENURED
English as a Second Language

  • B.A., Eastern Washington University
  • M.Ed., Eastern Washington University

Richmond, Michael | TENURED
Automotive Technology

  • A.A.S., Renton Technical College
  • C.T.E., Bates Technical College
  • ASE Certified
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Roduin, Cheyenne | TENURED

  • B.A., Evergreen State College
  • M.L.I.S., University of Washington

Rogers, Claire
Physical Therapist Assistant

  • B.S., University of Birmingham Licensed Physical Therapist

Rupik, Doug | TENURED
Welding Fabrication & Maintenance

  • B.A., Alabama Bible College
  • B.A., Hyles-Anderson Seminary
  • WABO Certified Welder
  • Certified Welding Instructor
  • Certified Welding Inspector
  • Certifed Rigger, Signalperson
  • OSHA Certified Construction Outreach Trainer
  • Professional- Technical Certificate

Sakai, Eric
Culinary Arts

  • A.S., Kapi`olai Community College
  • B.A., University of Hawai`i
  • J.D., University of Hawai`i

Shaughnessy, Kathleen
Social Studies

  • B.A., University of Washington
  • M.I.T., University of Washington
  • Certified Professional Educator

Shepherd, Heidi | TENURED
Counseling and Social and Human Services

  • B.A., University of Wisconsin
  • M.Ed., Seattle University
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Short, Andrew
Engineering Graphics-Mechanical

  • A.A.S., Lake Washington Institute of Technology
  • B.S., Western Washington University
  • Certified Civil Drafter
  • Certified Mechanical Drafter

Smith, Christopher
Environmental Horticulture

  • A.A., DeAnza College
  • B.S., University of California
  • Certified Professional Horticulturalist
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Smith, Gary | TENURED
Diesel Technology

  • Journeyman
  • Heavy Duty Truck Technician Diploma, South Seattle Community College
  • SE Master Certified Heavy-DutyDiesel Mechanic
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Snider, Philip | TENURED

  • B.A., University of California-Davis
  • M.A., University of British Columbia

Sobottka, Jason | TENURED
Humanities/Visual Arts

  • A.A., Grays Harbor College
  • B.F.A., University of Montana
  • M.F.A., University of Minnesota
  • Certified Behavioral Assessment Expert

Stockmann, Maureen | TENURED
Culinary Arts

  • A.S., Seattle Culinary Academy
  • B.A., Southern Illinois University
  • Certified Nutrition Instructor
  • Professional Technical Certificate

Sutherland, Donald

  • ASE Certified Master Automotive Technician
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Thies, Karen M.

  • A.D., Bellevue Community College
  • B.S.N., University of Washington
  • M.S.N., University of Washington
  • Licencesned Registered Nurse
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Toner, Margo | TENURED
Dental Assistant

  • B.A., Seattle Central Community College
  • B.A., University of Washington
  • M.Ed., University of Washington
  • Certified Dental Assistant
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Torrijos, Jennifer
Medical Assisting

  • B.A., University of Washington
  • M.H.A., University of Phoenix Certified Medical Assistant

Toussaint, Laura | TENURED

  • B.A., Eastern Washington University
  • M.A., American University
  • Ph.D., American University

Valenzuela, Hector
Math/Developmental Education

  • B.A., University of Texas
  • M.A., California State University
  • Chartered Life Underwriter

Vanica, Alina
English as a Second Language

  • A.A., Lake Washington Instituteof Technology
  • B.A., University of Oradea, Romania
  • M.E., Seattle University
  • TESOL Certificate, Seattle University

Vaschillo, Alexandra
Information Technology Applications Development

  • M.S., Lenigrad State University
  • M.S., Florida International University
  • Certified Java Programmer
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Waddington, Mark | TENURED
Computer Security & Network Technology

  • Network + Certified Professional
  • A+ Certified Service Technician
  • Certified Cisco Instructor
  • Certified Wireless Network Administrator
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Waters, Janet
Baking Arts

  • A.A.S., Lake Washington Technical College
  • B.S., Art Institute of Seattle
  • ACF Certified Working Pastry Chef
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Welty, Peter | TENURED

  • A.S., Foothill Community College
  • B.S., Central Washington University
  • M.S., Central Washington University
  • Licensed Engineer in Training
  • US General Radio Telephone License
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Wenceslao, Pablo
Engineering Graphics

  • B.Design, University of Florida
  • M.Arch., M.I.T.
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Weyer, Greg
Welding Fabrication & Maintenance

  • Certified Welder
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Wild, Eleanor
Occupational Therapy Assitant

  • A.A.S. Union County College
  • B.S., Pacific University
  • M.D.T. Pacific University
  • Certified Occupational Therapist
  • Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

Administrators and Support Staff

Dr. Amy Morrison Goings

William F. Thomas
Vice President of Administration

Dr. Kevin D. McCarthy
Vice President of Instruction

Dennis B. Long
Vice President of Student Services

Executive Director Human Resources

Elisabeth Sorensen
Executive Director of Development

Andrea I. Olson
Special Assistant to the President for Advancement & Entrepreneurship

Dr. Brinton Sprague
Special Assistant to the President

Terry A. Byington
Executive Director for Legislative & External Relations

Mike L. Potter
Chief Information Officer Information Technology

Kim M. Infinger
Principal/Dean High School Programs

Buck, Dr. Sharon
Dick, Nancy
Emory, Douglas J.
Hayden, Dr. Ruby

Associate Deans
Hunter, Dr. Patricia
Somer, Dr. Marcia

Department Directors
Biros, Demetra I.
Bowlus-Root, Paul
Bruhn, Christian
Chaney, William P.
Dalby, Jennifer
Evora, Leticia A.
Holter, Jamie
Nesbit, Joshua R.
Ross, Sarah
Verschuyl, Molly P.
Walton, Sheila A.
Wheeler, Timothy W.

Managers and Support Staff
Adams, Régine N.
Akselrud, Larisa V.
Almstedt, Debbie
Autry, Julie L.
Avalos, Melissa M.
Bang, An T.
Barker, Maegan E.
Barzegari, Khosro S.
Bowers, Anthony T.
Breen, Andrea
Brown, Aimee
Brown, Donald M.
Bueing, Kevin L.
Carlson, Vikki
Chase, Carolyn
Clark, Sharon A.
Conant, Katherine I.
Copeland, Catherine
Cotutiu, Alexandru
Cross, Lynne E.
Curtis, Melissa B.
Damon, Jeannie M.
Darrah, Marcia J.
Davidov, Vasiliy M.
Davidyuk, Vera N.
Davis, Annette L.
Day, Douglas
DeGraw, Heather A.
Depue, Dennis D.
DeWitt, Rhonda J.
DiCristo, Patricia
Disko, Galina
Do, Tien
Dudarov, Valeriy A.
Dupont, Noah B.
Dye, Jamie B.
Dyk, Jenny L.
Fechner, Dr. Andrea M.
Fike, Carol J.
Friedman, Suzanne C.
Funes, Cynthia M.
Gaye, Mamadou M.
Geer, Kimberly K.
Ghandi, Mana
Goddard, Kimberly J.
Harris, Robert Tyler
Harter, Christina M.
Heilstedt, Sally E.
Heyde, Jayne W.
Hoch, Kaytlyn R.
Huebner, Casey L.
Humphrey, Frances
Ii, Andralia-Lei
Iyerusalimets, Vera I.
Jacobsen, Susan
Johnson, Kathy J.
Khodorchuk, Sergey V.
Kinamon, Ellen C.
Kirkland, Linda F.
Klaasen-Chew, Victoria
Korsunskaya, Viktoriya A.
Kovaleva, Alla N.
Krez-Chalmers, Cindy M.
Kukuk, Jacob L.
Larrabee, Katrina B.
Le, Trang
Leary, Michael M.
Lev, Tal
Lim, Xieng
Litvinova, Irina I.
Lohvin, Piotr A.
Mallery, Michael G.
Mason, Peggy J.
Matsui, Liah
Mattson, Judy A.
McDermott, Stephen
McElroy, Rhonda L.
Meikle, Elly R.
Michaud, Yvonne M.
Mikhaylov, Anatoliy M.
Miller, Jonathon L.
Minchuk, Raisa P.
Mishkova, Ludmila N.
Moss, Kerrie
Neubert, David
Ng, Michele Y.
Olczyk, Mark
Oppermann, Rudolf F.
Osorio, Alma V.
Otterholt, Leif
Park, SooKyung
Patilea, Mihaela
Patrick, Megan N.
Pawlak-Tabaczynska, Bozena
Pederson, Margaret E.
Polishchuk, Peter A.
Raines, Justin A.
Reichert, Melissa
Reynolds, Irene M.
Ristig, Donald A.
Rivas, Natsue
Robertson, Linda S.
Rossignol, Jennifer L.
Sawyer, Elaine D.
Sengupta, Nupur
Sholom, Galina M.
Silva, Christie A.
Skobyak, Mariya Y.
Skoczylas, Agnieszka A.
Smith, Erin R.
Sneed, Adria K.
Stauch, Richelle R.
Steffens, Jeffrey A.
Sterio, Jamie V.
Stevens, Laura M.
Stickney, Jo S.
Sullivan, Shawn
Sun, Helen
Switzer, Christine M.
Szymanski, Lynnemarie
Tatum, Barbara
Taylor, Julene C.
Terry, Toni L.
Timoshenko, Yuriy P.
Tomaszewski, Lulani M.
Trevino, Joe
Tsuber, Yelena N.
Van Engen, Rebecca L.
Vernon, Lynda R.
Viola, Katherine
Vo, Anh Van
Walters, James A.
Westcott, Kelly
Zasypkina, Tatyana N.

College Phone Numbers


General Information 739-8100
Academic Skills Center 739-8656
Admissions 739-8104
Adult High School Completion 739-8107
Advising 739-8300
Assessment and Testing Center 739-8115
Associated Student Government 739-8314
Basic Food, Employment & Training (BFET) 576-5811
Bookstore 739-8108
Cashier/Payments 739-8403
Child Care Center 739-8117
Dental Clinic 739-8130
Development 739-8391
Disability Support Services 739-8300
Employment Resource Center 739-8113
Enrollment Services 739-8104
Continuing Education 739-8112
Facilities and Operations 739-8218
Financial Aid Office 739-8106
Foundation 739-8134
High School Programs 739-8107
Human Resources 739-8212
International Students Services 739-8145
Jobline 739-8213
Lake Washington College Foundation 739-8134
Lake Washington Technical Academy 739-8107
Library 739-8320
Opportunity Grant 739-8100 x: 8448
Parent Toddler and Preschool Co-Op Groups 739-8358
Payroll Services 739-8214
President’s Office 739-8200
Program Information 739-8300
Purchasing Services 739-8215
Redmond Campus 497-3679
Registration General Information 739-8104
Restaurant 739-8310
Running Start 739-8107
Safety and Security 739-8224
Student Accounts 739-8184
Student Development 739-8300
Student Programs 739-8314
Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) 739-8109
Telephone Switchboard 739-8100
WorkFirst Program 739-8339
Worker Retraining 739-8206


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